Sunday, March 6, 1-4 – Registration required.
Create your own painted egg in this free workshop by Marina Forbes that combines a hands-on workshop with a presentation about Peter Carl Faberge.
A free hands on workshop for adults, teens, and families with children 6 and up. Traditional Russian artist and lecturer, Marina Forbes, will offer a unique workshop on the rich Russian folk tradition of wooden Easter egg painting. This is a great opportunity for adults and families to work together and learn about Russian crafts and culture. This unique program combines a beautifully illustrated presentation on the life and remarkable work of Russian master jeweled egg artist, Peter Carl Faberge, with a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to render a variety of delightful images on wooden eggs. Participants will have a unique opportunity to use their creativity and imagination to produce their own authentic pieces of collectible folk art on wood. Traditional Russian painting techniques and floral and berry designs are introduced. No painting experience is required for the class. Experienced artists will also feel very comfortable in this workshop. This workshop is sponsored by the Zylonis Fund. Please Pre-Register at rmlnh.org/events or call 603-886-6030.